Chris Meaux to Serve as Senior Advisor for Louisiana Technology Park Member Company Relief Telemed

Chris Meaux (PRNewsfoto/Waitr)

BATON ROUGE, La. — Chris Meaux, a Louisiana entrepreneur and founder of Waitr, is getting involved with another Louisiana startup. According to a press release, Meaux will become a senior advisor to Relief Telemed, an on-demand healthcare platform headquartered inside the Louisiana Technology Park.

Adding Meaux as an advisor will allow Relief co-founders, Vishal Vasanji and James Davis, to leverage their knowledge of on-demand platforms and hyperlocal sales strategies. The company will also benefit from his understanding of growing startups to guide and advise the company on their path to rapid growth.

Meaux’s decision to advise this particular company is attributed to his relevant experience with on-demand platforms, and his eye for ventures with opportunities to make a significant impact in their industries.

“Vishal and James are just beginning their journey for growth with the Relief platform and I feel my experience with building on demand platforms will help accelerate their growth. I truly believe they are on the track to change healthcare as we know it and I want to help them accelerate their plans by avoiding obstacles faced while growing on demand platforms,” said Meaux. “It’s an exciting time in healthcare as innovative care delivery models are changing how healthcare is delivered. They’ve got a tremendous opportunity to do something great, and I’m excited to help them get there.”

This move signals not only Chris’s belief in the Relief Telemed team and its product, but his commitment to growing entrepreneurship in his home state of Louisiana.

“We are extremely excited to have someone with Chris’s experience and insights join our advisory team.  His expertise with on-demand delivery platforms and rapid consumer adoption will undoubtedly help us design a framework that can scale,” said Vasanji. “In order to innovate and build something great, you have to look at those that have done it. Chris has created the blueprint; we just need to adapt it and execute.”


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